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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 529–558.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Nikolas Kosmatopoulos In this article, I examine through ethnography one of the flagship techniques of the peace expertise in the Middle East and elsewhere, the so-called conflict resolution workshop. Faced with the widely recognized fact that the workshop in conflict resolution has become...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 457–473.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh This article draws on research with and about refugees from across the Middle East and North Africa and examines the current Syrian refugee crisis through the tropes of visibility and invisibility. Adopting a deconstructive framework, it purposefully centralizes what has...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 515–544.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Rebecca L. Stein © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Rebecca L. Stein is an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Minnesota. Her work on Israeli political culture has appeared in Social Text and Middle East Report . She is the author of National Itineraries...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 623–642.
Published: 01 September 2012
...- efits of moving the production of energy offshore, mostly to the Middle East. Oil workers there were isolated by the length of pipelines and tanker routes from the places where the energy was used, making it very hard to fight for political rights...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 173–196.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of folklore with other globalized styles and original politicized lyrics, both in Arabic and in English. This cultural modification soon became successful among audiences in the Middle East, in Western metropolises, and increasingly elsewhere in the world. In this article, I examine how Ministry of Dub...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 195–198.
Published: 01 January 2003
... have witnessed violent conflict and ethnic cleansings. Yet, as I read Borneman’s proposals, the word coexistence kept coming to mind. In the Middle East, and particularly in Israel/Palestine, the idea of coexistence fades during periods of violence. Yet, notwithstanding media focus on current forms...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 93–110.
Published: 01 January 2006
... been, had to be understood as a reaction to American policies, especially in the Middle East.1 While it is the case that terrorist violence should be understood as political (and not simply as an irrational act), the understanding of the politics of violence expressed by such arguments...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 415–424.
Published: 01 September 2007
... trained or lived in the United States, to teach the courses. M —— , the deputy, traveled to the United States (the director’s visa was denied). M ——  met with the rep- resentatives of prominent Middle East studies programs on the East Coast...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (2): 249–250.
Published: 01 May 1993
..., apparently, impossible for them to adopt the view of their own positions as part of cultural processes. What about, finally, the transportability of the cartoon to Japan, the Middle East, and other cultures? Contra Ivy, the only strong assertions...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 133–148.
Published: 01 May 1991
... of U.S. troops in the Middle East. U.S. troops are now at war and the question of public opinion is all the more pressing. Many colleagues on the Collective have expressed reservations about writing as opposed to speaking about the war. Maybe I should begin with that. One of the refrains has...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (3): 587–592.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Massad speaks indiscriminately of the “Arab world,” “Muslim world,” and “Arab and Muslim worlds,” he has the nerve to state: “other problems [with the use of the term Middle East] relate to the fact that the Muslim world extends beyond the ‘Middle East’ into Asia and Africa and that the ‘Middle East...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (3): 493–513.
Published: 01 September 1993
... Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society . Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California press. Abu-Lughod , Lila . 1989 . “Bedouins, Cassettes, and Technologies of Public Culture.” MERIP Middle East Report 159, 19 ( 4 ): 7 -11. Abu-Lughod , Lila . 1990 . “The Romance...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (2): 361–386.
Published: 01 May 2002
... at www.iglhrc.org. 3. Bruce Dunne’s “Homosexuality in the Middle East: An Agenda for Historical Research,” Arab Studies Quarterly 12, no. 3/4 (1990): 55–82 is a notable exception to this poor scholarship. It is worth noting, however, that Dunne does...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 615–616.
Published: 01 September 2007
... 2007 Contributors Asef Bayat is a professor of sociology and Middle East studies, the academic director of the International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World (ISIM), and the ISIM chair at Leiden University, the Netherlands. His latest book...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 433–434.
Published: 01 May 2009
... University Institute, Florence. His interests include masculinity studies, binational urbanism, and life stories in Israel/Palestine and the Middle East. He is the editor, with Dan Rabinowitz, of Mixed Towns, Trapped Communities (2007). He is also a founding member of the Jaffa Association for Human...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 447–456.
Published: 01 September 2016
...—approach to translation, emphasizing the intellectual gains (and risks) to be had from thinking of translation as an act of cultural interpretation rather than verbal substitution. 2016 Arabic literature Middle East translation Whether or not they really exist, untranslatables are good things...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 121–133.
Published: 01 May 1991
... the breakout of war. In the editorial, dated Januaq 7, it is clear how unexpected the war was for people removed from the Middle East or from the United States. They had really expected that there was not going to be a war and, Collective Conversations 127...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 479–496.
Published: 01 September 2008
... (accessed June 1, 2006). ____. n.d.b. Q&A. Designer's QTA archives , Hilversum, Netherlands. Baron, Beth. 1997 . Nationalist iconography: Egypt as a woman. In Rethinking nationalism in the Arab Middle East , edited by Israel Gershoni and James Jankowski. New York: Columbia University Press...
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Public Culture (1995) 7 (2): 433–445.
Published: 01 May 1995
... are favorably disposed to Arab music; and the drive derived from dominant Zionist ideology, to construct a native Israeli Hebrew culture that “belongs” in the Middle East. These factors provide the context for the three main positions concerning Arab...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (1): 59–84.
Published: 01 January 2007
.... Islamist notions of democracy. In Political Islam: Essays from Middle East Report, edited by Joel Beinin and Joe Stork. Berkeley: University of California Press. Lee, Benjamin. 1992. Textuality, mediation, and public discourse. In Habermas and the public sphere, edited by Craig Calhoun. Cambridge, Mass...